Macon County resident seriously injured in pedestrian vs. vehicle incident

Posted: Updated:

DECATUR - The Decatur Police Department says one person was seriously injured in a pedestrian versus vehicle incident in Long Creek Sunday afternoon.

Decatur police say officers were dispatched to a report of a pedestrian accident at the intersection of Fitzgerald Road and Richmond at about 6:05 p.m.  According to the preliminary investigation, a person was struck by a pickup truck traveling eastbound on Fitzgerald Road.

Authorities say alcohol or the use of a cell phone do not appear to be contributing factors to this incident.  The pedestrian was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in the crash.

This incident is still under investigation by Decatur police.  We will provide more information as it becomes available.

Current Conditions
/
  • Current EventsMore>>

  • Coats for Kids Drive

    Coats for Kids Drive

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    More \232a

    DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - You can help keep central Illinois children warm this winter by donating new and gently used coats during WAND-TV's Coats for Kids drive.

    More \232a
  • Agribusiness Today

    Agribusiness Today

    Get your agribusiness report here!

    More \232a

    Get your agribusiness report here!

    More \232a
  • Web Exclusives

    Web Exclusives

    Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.More \232a
    Here at WAND we strive to bring you the latest coverage on news happening across central Illinois, and this page is a continuation of that effort.More \232a